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Engine Calibration – Diesel & Gasoline

From: £1,800.00

All prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable.

A 2-day course for anyone who wants a comprehensive insight into Diesel and gasoline engine calibration


Ricardo’s 2 day engine calibration training course is a brand new addition for 2014 to the suite of technical training offerings from Ricardo. Decades of Ricardo experience within engine calibration, powertrain and vehicle development have been captured in the training material. Over the 2 full days of training you will be taken through the fundamentals of engine calibration by our engineering experts. The topics cover engine calibration fundamentals and include a tour of Ricardo’s extensive facilities

The topics covered over the 2 days of engine calibration are as follows:

Day 1: Diesel Engine Calibration

  • Ricardo overview
  • Steady state calibration of the base engine
  • Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology and its application to engine development
  • Transient calibration of the base engine
  • In-vehicle engine calibration
  • Diesel particulate filter (DPF)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system calibration

Day 2: Gasoline Engine Calibration

  • Engine management systems overview
  • Air path
  • Fuel path
  • Ignition path
  • Torque structure
  • Emissions calibration overview
  • OBD calibration overview
  • Driveability calibration overview

The tour of selected Ricardo research projects and facilities includes: (subject to availability)

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Looking to extend your knowledge further? Why not attend our other technical training courses and gain an invaluable insight into the following subject areas:

Do you work in the automotive industry but have limited knowledge on internal combustion engines? Ricardo Knowledge’s brand new online version of the popular internal combustion engines – basic course is now available: (Click on the image below to find out more)

eLearning - Basics Internal Combustion Engines

Engine Calibration – Diesel & gasoline
Please arrive promptly for 08.45
Start – 09.00
Finish – 17.00 – 18.00

Lunch is provided each day


By Air:
London Gatwick
: 35-45mins by car (depending on local traffic conditions) – BBC Traffic, AA Traffic
London Heathrow: 1hr 15-2hrs by car (depending on local traffic conditions) – BBC Traffic, AA Traffic
By Rail:
Shoreham Train Station is 5-10 minutes drive by car/taxi
All rail travel can be booked via the following:
National Rail
The Train Line
By car:
Access to Ricardo’s Shoreham Technical Centre by car is only by the A27. Take the Shoreham Airport exit off the A27. From the Shoreham town side (east) of the River access is purely by foot across the wooden toll-bridge.

Accomodation / Hotels:
The Brighton Mercure
The Brighton Metropole
The Brighton Grand
The Brighton Jury’s Inn
The Brighton Holiday Inn
Best Western Tollgate Upper Beeding
The Bridge Inn Shoreham By-Sea

If you have any further questions on attending this engine calibration training course then please do not hesitate to contact the Ricardo Knowledge training team direct:

Mandie Williams, +44(0)1273 794021,
Donna Wild, +44(0)1273 794632,